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15 South - Digital History Blog

Welcome to 15 South, the online blog of the Adams County Historical Society! We will post regular stories, photos, and updates that highlight the rich history of Adams County and the day-to-day operations of ACHS. Stay tuned for more!


How did children and teenagers remember the Gettysburg Address? Read a selection of chilling accounts by eyewitnesses to Lincoln's speech 156 years ago today.

Learn about innovators from Adams County.

A message from the Executive Director about this week's Adams County Community Foundation Giving Spree.

Learn about one of our rarest artifacts from the Battle of Gettysburg!

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